[libvirt] [PATCH] Changes to clock timer XML to match final design.

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Apr 2 13:41:31 UTC 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 01:14:47PM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:
> The clock timer XML is being updated in the following ways (based on
> further off-list discussion that was missed during the initial
> implementation):
> 1) 'wallclock' is changed to 'track', and the possible values are 'boot'
>  (corresponds to old 'host'), 'guest', and 'wall'.
> 2) 'mode' has an additional value 'smpsafe'
> 3) when tickpolicy='catchup', there can be an optional sub-element of
>    timer called 'catchup':
>    <catchup threshold=123 slew=120 limit=10000/>
> Those three values are all longs, always optional, and if they are present,
> they are positive. Internally, 0 indicates "unspecified".
> * docs/schemas/domain.rng: updated RNG definition to account for changes
> * src/conf/domain_conf.h: change the C struct and enums to match changes.
> * src/conf/domain_conf.c: timer parse and format functions changed to
>                           handle the new selections and new element.
> * src/libvirt_private.syms: *TimerWallclock* changes to *TimerTrack*
> * src/qemu/qemu_conf.c: again, account for Wallclock --> Track change.

  Okay, I find the various clock option extremely convoluted, but
looking from a code sanity POV, the implementation and XML format look
fine to me,



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